Christine A. Smyczynski is a native western New Yorker with a longtime interest in regional history and local attractions.
In addition to being the author of Western New York Explorer's Guide, she is the author of hundreds of articles about the region. She writes regularly for the "One Tank Getaway" column in the Sunday travel section of The Buffalo News and contributes frequently to Western New York Family Magazine, Forever Young Magazine, and has had articles on the website wcities, http://www.wcities.com.
She has written for Rochester Magazine, Buffalo Spree, and a number of other local and regional publications, including Longweekends, Lake Erie Living and the National Catholic Register. Smyczynski lives outside of Buffalo, NY with her husband and four children.